Nigeria is the most populous country in Africa, with a population of over 211 million people as of 2021.
Nigeria is home to over 500 different ethnic groups, each with its own distinct culture and language.
The name "Nigeria" was coined by British journalist Flora Shaw in the late 19th century.
Nigeria has the largest economy in Africa, with a GDP of over $500 billion in 2021.
The Niger River, the third-longest river in Africa, runs through Nigeria, and the country is named after it.
Nigeria is home to the Nollywood film industry, which produces more movies than Hollywood and is the second-largest film industry in the world after Bollywood.
Nigeria is one of the world's largest producers of oil, with oil and gas exports accounting for over 90% of the country's foreign exchange earnings.
Lagos, the largest city in Nigeria and one of the fastest-growing cities in the world, has a population of over 14 million people.
The Yoruba tribe of southwestern Nigeria is known for their elaborate traditional festivals, including the Olojo Festival and the Osun-Osogbo Festival.
Nigeria has produced several notable literary figures, including Chinua Achebe, Wole Soyinka, and Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, among others.